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Family Chapter Book Club

December 9, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Description:
Join our family book club! This book club is for a caregiver and child in grades 1-3 to enjoy together. We will meet once each month to discuss an early chapter book and enjoy a fun activity. Make some new friends, share books you love, and discover ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mudras for Meditation

December 9, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health
Registration Required
Description:

A two-part meditation class that focuses first on the best ways to use your words/thoughts to create a successful meditation practice. The second part consists of Mudras finger and hand positions to help create a meditative state - all done while sitting in comfort in a chair.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CANCELLED - Chinese Conversation

December 9, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Study Room D
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Discussion Group
Description:
Would you like to keep up your Chinese conversation skills? Are you learning Chinese but would like more practice? Join us in conversation. We will use discussion topics and games as prompts. All ages and proficiency levels are welcome.  Robe...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Meeting, Lecture, Special Event, Discussion Group
Description:
A series featuring local chefs. Guest chefs share the back stories behind their cooking lives, the challenges of running a restaurant/food market and talk about a favorite cookbook or recipe. Tastings may be offered. Please register each person se...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Gaming Tuesdays in the downUNDER

December 10, 2019
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: After School
Description:
Grades 6 and up: Every Tuesday we will be setting up the Nintendo Switch or XBOX One for group gaming or use one of our laptops from our mobile computer lab to game online with a group of your friends. If digital games aren't for you, try your hand a...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Library Council Meeting

December 10, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Study Room E/ShareSpace
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Discussion Group, After School
Registration Required
Description:
For Teens and Tweens in Grades 6 and up: Have great ideas for library programs, looking to develop some leadership skills, or just love books?  Then we want to hear from you.  Join us for our Teen Council and learn how you can help out at t...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Wednesday in the downUNDER

December 11, 2019
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: After School
Description:
Grades 6 and up. Join us in the downUNDER on Wednesdays for a hands-on activity guaranteed to get you thinking. ...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Night for Teens and Adults

December 11, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Description:
Monthly Board Game Night is back! This event takes place the second Wednesday of every month. For ages 13 - 113. Looking for some new board game buddies? Curious to try out different games? Stop by and play games like Settlers of Catan, Pande...

Disclaimer(s)

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sew Studio with Jennifer Butler

December 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Crafting
Registration Required
Description:

This is a terrific sewing group led by the fabulous designer Jennifer Butler! Bring your own project to work on or grab a pattern from our files. For ages 12 and up, but anyone under 14 must be accompanied by a parent.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE - Email Marketing for Small Business

December 11, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:
This is part of a 6 week series on Digital Marketing for Small Business. Email marketing is one of the most established platforms, and is the most cost-effective marketing tool. It's also one of the least understood. Done poorly it can result...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

International Book Club

December 11, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Annie B. Jennings Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Club
Description:
The December Selection is So Long A Letter by Mariama Ba.  This is a book group for those who enjoy informal discussion and hearing the different viewpoints of the members. You don’t need to preregister and you are welcome whether or not you ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2019: Job Search Boot Camp

December 12, 2019
9:15am - 10:30am
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:

This tactical program targets a different set of job search skills and strategies each week. Pick up tips on interviewing, networking and resumes; something new each week.  Facilitator: Ann Wright has corporate HR experience with an extensive range of industries and has served as Assistant Director of Career Development at Yale School of Management MBA program. She has provided 1-on-1 counseling for hundreds of clients at Fairfield Public Library and in her private practice.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Purls of Wisdom Knitting Group

December 12, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafting
Description:

Whether you are an advanced knitter or just learning, this is a great group to join. Crocheters are welcome, too. Individual projects, group projects, and friendships are knit together each week.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

JOBS 2019: One-on-One Career Counseling

December 12, 2019
10:45am - 2:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Study Room D
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Jobs & Small Business
Description:

The Main Library hosts 20-minute, one-on-one counseling sessions with a career coach each week. Bring your resume and your questions. Same-day sign up is available at the Information Desk or by calling 203-256-3160. First come, first served; space is limited. Facilitator: Ann Wright has corporate HR experience with an extensive range of industries and has served as Assistant Director of Career Development at Yale School of Management MBA program. She has provided 1-on-1 counseling for hundreds of clients at Fairfield Public Library and in her private practice.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Trivia Thursdays in the downUNDER

December 12, 2019
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: After School
Description:

Grades 6 and up:  Think you know it all? Prove it and join us in the downUNDER on Thursdays for our Kahoot trivia challenge. Bring your own device or use one of our laptops. Laptops available on a first-come basis.

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Everyone's Included-Book Chat

December 12, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Description:
Join a book group that reads, shares, and celebrates diversity!  Whether you read books with diverse characters to see yourself represented or to help understand the life experiences of someone else, Everyone’s Included!   For the Fall term...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Girls Who Code

December 12, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Memorial Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Description:
For Tween and Teen Girls and Boys in Grades 6 and up- Computer skills are the most sought-after in the US job market, with demand growing 3X the national average.  Girls Who Code is a national organization leading the movement to inspire, educat...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

downUNDER Computer Lab

December 13, 2019
2:45pm - 4:45pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: After School
Description:

For Teens Grades 6 and up: The downUNDER is now open as a computer lab on Fridays. Please note- the space will be solely dedicated to using computers and there will be no additional activities in the room on Fridays.

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cookie Decorating

December 13, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event, Crafting, After School
Registration Required
Description:
'Tis the season for cookies!  Join us for an afternoon of cookie decorating then take home your creations to share and spread the holiday joy. Registration is required.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Kershner Art Gallery Reception

December 13, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Bruce S. Kershner Art Gallery
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art, Film, Music
Description:
The Kershner Gallery in the Fairfield Public Library invites the public to “Color in Motion”, a reception for the artwork of Guy Phillips and Matthew Samuels on Friday, December 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The artists will talk about their work at 6:45 ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Hour of Code

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Description:
Everyone ages 6-106 is invited to participate in the Hour of Code’s global movement to learn computer science and change the world. Bring your own laptop or use one of the Library’s to follow a self-guided game tutorial – Minecraft: Hero’s Journey. S...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pom Pom Winter Wreaths

December 14, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Crafting
Registration Required
Description:
Create your own 10 inch festive pom-pom wreath at this hands on workshop. Brimming with pom poms of different sizes and colors (maker's choice), these wreaths will be welcome additions to your winter decor. Space is limited, please register. Adu...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Intro to Mobile App Design

December 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Location: Main Library
Room: Teen Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Description:
Interested in learning how to create a mobile app?  Students from Fairchild Wheeler Magnet school will be teaching you how to use the free mobile app creator Thunkable™.  Please bring your mobile device.  For teens in grades 6-8. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Build a Gingerbread House

December 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Description:
Bring the family to celebrate the holidays by making a candy-covered gingerbread house out of graham crackers and a wonderful assortment of colorful candies and icing! Is it more fun to build or to eat a gingerbread house? Join us and find out!  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

DIY Gift Drop-In

December 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Fairfield Woods Branch Library
Room: Caroline Platt Walsh Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafting, After School
Description:
Got a long list of people you want to give gifts to this holiday season but no money to shop? We’ve got you covered. We will supply the craft idea and materials and you bring your crafting skills. Monday, Dec. 16       Jewelry Ma...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

DIY Gift Drop-In

December 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Main Library
Room: Teen Room - Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Crafting
Description:
Got a long list of people you want to give gifts to this holiday season but no money to shop? We’ve got you covered.  We will supply the craft idea and materials and you bring your crafting skills. Monday- Glass Etching Tuesday- Mug Decora...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with peanuts, tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

The Fairfield Public Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or video taken at the library for future library publications or other library publicity.  All library patrons consent to the use of their photo/video taken at the library or during library events for such purposes.  If a patron does not wish to be photographed/videoed, the patron must notify the library staff to that effect.